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Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
chill has settled in over the bay area. by california standards anyway. a frost advisory in effect for 50 more minutes, with temperatures down near 29 in the north bay. we'll shat about all this and our prospects for the next round of rain. we'll do that after a break. ,, former combat troops sufferg from brain trauma, or p-t-sa group of those veterans gota >>> former combat troops suffering have brain trauma or p.t.s.d. a group of those veterans got a chance to try a new approach to their therapy in vallejo. cbs 5 reporter dahl lynn explains how dolphins figure into the healing process. >> reporter: they came home with invisible scars, hardened and psychologically traumatized by their combat experiences in the iraq war. >> those are personal. >> i got you. >> i'd rather not go into those. >> sure. >> nightmares are a common occurrence. although over the years they've gotten less and less frequent, still every time they come up, they're just as dramatic as they were. >> reporter: of all places, theirer that took place in a tank at six flags discovery kingdom in vallejo. with some very
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Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
sight in southern california. a circus camel on the run with her handlers in hot pursuit. she brought traffic to a standstill on a major boulevard. but her great escape was foiled. she was captured and brought back into captivity. >>> holiday shopping season is officially underway, in you have not heard. and one group of bay area women meet every friday. for them, the shopping season is the giving season. >> reporter: in a corner, needles are clicking. and women are chatting. meet the knitters. they meet every friday afternoon in galleria for cake, conversation and community service. >> it's good for the soul. >> reporter: the two dozen women are mostly retired san francisco school principals and teachers. and their fingers do serious work making christmas gifts. >> we see a need and we want to help. >> reporter: this season, they are donating 3 hand of their handmade scarves and hats to ship to children in poverty. they put them in school boxes full of school supplies and toys. they hope to give 9 million children shoe box gifts worldwide. >> this may be the only kind of gift they ev
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
campaign season. a last minute push for ballot meas. plus - where california vots stand in the presidential r. " residents try to cope wite new normal...sandy turned neighborhood blocks into pis of debris...we'll have that . >>> where california voters stand in the presidential race. >>> residents try to cope with a new normal. after hurricane sandy turned neighborhood blocks into piles of debris. >>> a surveillance photo flushes out a forgetful lottery winner. it is 7:00 on saturday morning november 3rd. thanks for joining us. election day is just three days away in california. a final pre election survey by the nonpartisan field poll shows obama leading mitt romney. the 15 point gap is considered a big lead. back in september obama had a 24 point lead. experts say romney has managed to improve his standings among a lot of california voters. this last weekend before election day we are expecting a big push from political cam pands. bay area ballot counters have noticed something different this election season. >>> around our district there is probably about at least eight or n
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
here in california to go forward. california farmers in the central valley were hoping for a preliminary injunction. the judge denied that late yesterday. the farmers say the rail authority should halt all planning and engineering work because of alleged violations of environmental laws. the lawsuit will be heard even though the injunction was denied. >>> human toll takers on the golden gate bridge will be on the judge a little longer. a new electronic poll system was scheduled to be up and running next month with toll takers phased out completely in february. but bridge directors have moved both of the target dates back by a month. they need to do more tests to insure discounts for the disabled. >>> a community filled with million dollar homes but 10- cent streets. they show us why lock spur is behind the curve when it comes to quality of the roadways. >> the view of the picturesque town of lark spur. this is another, the point of view of a package in the back of a fedex truck. >> really bumpy ride. >> andre has driven trucks for a long time. if he could he'd spurn them. >>
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 7:30am PST
at a northern california facility for the elderly. the deadly ingredient that t . >>> two people die after eating soup at a northern california facility for the elderly. the deadly ingredient that sent four others to the hospital. >> big check every day of the week. >> show us the money! one big campaign theme for candidates on both sides and propositions as well, next. who is behind the record-setting donations? space hero on neil armstrong, honoring a hero. >>> thank you for joining us. i'm anne makovec. >> and we've got a lot of news and talk to cover in the next hour. how blue can you get? that's one of the big questions being asked in sacramento, as democrats sweep, looks like a supermajority in both houses of the legislature, plus the governor. >> we have a lot to break down when it comes to the elections last week. we are also going to be talking with the chairman of the california republican party about the demise of the party here in california. it hit a new milestone last week with a record low number of registered republicans in california. >> and we'll sit down with s
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
at the gas station the 7 gas companies in california said it's not our fault. instead, they blamed accidents like the chevron refinery fire or unexpected maintenance problems. but the biggest price spikes were in may and october. that's months before and after the chevron fire in august. >> we have seen shifts in price of gasoline. >> reporter: it's one of the reason senator mark leno called a committee hearing today. they found that in may, gas prices shot up to 4.41 a gallon which is the equivalent of $48 million in profit a day for the gas companies. in october, they were hiked even higher to $4.71 a gallon. but because of supply, the profit slightly lower for companies but still $25 million a day. >> i feel certain if we do nothing, that which we have seen this year will only repeat itself in years to come and the spikes that we saw in october might look to be minor spikes compared to what we could have in the future. >> reporter: so he called on robert mccullough who has three decades of experience in energy markets. he pored over thousands of documents and believes that the r
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> the long battle over a historic northern california oyster farm is over tonight. the drakes bay oyster company along point reyes national seashore will be shut down converted back to a wilderness area. u.s. interior secretary ken salazar decided not to renew the farm's lease which expires at the end of the month. he says that it should be returned to wilderness for future generation to enjoy. >>> other bay area headlines, a manhunt is on for an intruder who snuck into a woman's palo alto apartment as she slept. police say the victim woke just after 2 a.m. to find the man in a dark hooded sweatshirt standing in her room. investigators think he intended to rape her. he took off when she started screaming. >>> in oakland, no agreement yet on whether to hand control of the police department over to federal authorities. today was the deadline for both sides to try to come an agreement on the next step to handle oakland's troubled police department. attorneys for the police union filed papers this month criticizing department leadership. they say they have
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 1:35am PST
police officer and four robberies. >>> one of the men involved in an infamous california kidnapping will not be getting out of prison anytime soon. 61-year-old fred woods was denied parole today for the 13th time. back in 1967, he and brothers richard and james schoenfeld hijacked a school bus in chowchilla, then buried the 26 students and the driver in their van, intending to hold them for ransom. well, the victims escaped when their captors fell asleep. to this day, some of them are still shaken. >> i remember being the last one out of that van. i looked down in the hole and they said, go in there. i said no. they said, if you don't go in there, you'll never see your mom and dad again. >> they still are a threat to me. i relive those moments. i feel more scared now. i feel scared all over again. >> all three kidnappers received life sentences. richard schoenfeld was released on parole in june. he now lives with his mother in mountain view. >>> they are accused of plotting unspeakable attacks against the united states. but soon, dozens of guantanamo bay detainees could be headed he
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am PST
california voters. >> here we go again. could see some more records set in the bay area but some major changes are coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> if you are commuting through the dublin interchange, everything looks good so far. we still have overnight roadwork. we'll thank you you about that coming up. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, november 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00 which means it's 8:00 back east. and voting has started in some states today for the presidential election. >> and here in california, polls will open two hours from now. they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. president obama finished campaigning yesterday but mitt romney is heading to ohio and pennsylvania for one more day on the campaign trail and we have live team coverage on local and national voting. bigad shaban is in chicago, president obama's home city. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, wisconsin, new hampshire and colorado. his tou
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
take up california's same-sex marriage debate as far as tomorrow. we'll know as soon as the court posts a list of cases it plans to review. if the prop 8 case is on the list, it means it would be argued and likely decided by next summer. but if the justices opt not to hear it, than the appeals court ruling that struck down the ban as unconstitutional would stand. if that happens, same-sex weddings could become legal in days. >>> what's been a favorite with foodies, now the fate of a historic bay area oyster form is decided forever. >>> cops hear a lot of excuses for bad driving but wait until you hear what one driver blamed for this parking lot mashup. >>> power ball is coming to town. well, it's coming to california anyway. when you can get in on the action. >>> take a look at the crystal clarity of hi-def doppler that you'll find nowhere else. in san rafael, it is pouring. in ten minutes, you'll hear that rain pounding on your roofs that much more. we'll take a look at hi-def doppler, coming up. ,, >>> well, it's doomsday for drakes bay. the feds are ousting the oyster farm from
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
arrested for attending this event because of the so-called letter. california penal code states a registered sex offender is allowed on school property if they have written permission from a school official. in this case if the letter is a fake, gurries will face charges. in san jose, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> cbs 5 reached out to the catholic diocese of san jose for comment. our calls have not been returned. >>> two women in marin county managed to tight off an armed intruder -- to fight off an armed intruder. the suspect may have stab wounds to his chest. police say the man broke into a san ra figure apartment tuesday night. one victim grabbed the suspect and turned the knife on him. police are looking at nearby hospitals for someone who is seeking medical attention for stab wounds. >>> congress wants to know could last month's attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi be prevented and was there a cover-up? members of the president's national security team are answering questions now on capitol hill. danielle nottingham has the latest. >> reporter: lawmakers are looking for answe
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
splitting that prize at least two probably more. >>> next year lottery fans in california may be able to try their luck at powerball. state lottery commission is discussing new rules to join 42 other states in the big drawing. >> especially now after that jock pot. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec with the bay area fans who just can't wait to play. >> every week twice a week super lotto, mega, and even fantasy also. i try my luck. >> reporter: this is no short average dreamers in california. >> we pay like 10 bucks a month and combine it. >> reporter: ocean supermarket in milpitas sold a $14 million super lotto plus ticket in september and today, the state announced the winner's name, ty nguyen. the store gets 1/2% or $70,000. >> she is lucky. i hope the next will be me. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and soon there will be a new game in town the one that's had people lining up for days powerball the multistate lottery. so far californians are lift out of the fun. >> i would play. >> reporter: california retailers could beginning selling the $2 tickets in april of next year. powerball is expect
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
one of the fraudulent ballot measures we are seeing in california in history. >> john logan say professor of labor and employment studies at san francisco state. he spoke this morning. >> it is designed to be confusing people and get people to vote for it. mislead voters. for the wrong reasons. >> the chair of the california party says 32 creates a more often playing field because even though they would not be able to use their carpenter means of funding unions would still have influence in sacramento. >> unions can not give the money directly to political campaigns but they still can form their packs, that is what they are not telling you. they still have the ability to make contributions to campaigns. >> opponents say if prop 32 passes they will challenge it in court. in the news room, cbs 5. >> i am not ready to give up on the fight and i hope you aren't either, new hampshire. i hope you aren't either. >> irneed iowa so -- i need iowa so i can win the white house and take back america. >> reporter: they are pulling out all of the stops in the final hours of the long campaign.
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 1:35am PST
the dire warnings, i had to do a double-take on this one, because today we learned that california may soon have a budget surplus. legislative budget analysts say that the deficit will be about 1.9 billion this fiscal year. and we could see surpluses by 2014. and just a few months ago we were talking about a $16 billion deficit. >> we have to pay down our debt. we've borrowed from the schools, from the redevelopment fund. governor schwarzenegger's economic recovery fund. we borrowed from the people, from local government. and we've gotta pay that back. >> a lot of the revenue will come from the prop 30 tax hikes which voters approved last week. >>> the state's finances might be looking up, but many bay area cities are still struggling and we're seeing and feeling the effects every day. police officers in san jose, for instance, are resigning instead of putting up with lower wages and lower benefits. there are now less than 1,000 police officers available for full duty, and only 70% of those are out in the street. it's bad. kiet do says there may be a silver lining. >> reporter: cla
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Nov 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
it makes me mad. the loophole california is using to pocket 10s of millions of dollars that belong to ordinary people. >> they're playing with biochemical fire. >> they say you smile and go crazy. the designer drug making a come back in california. ,, . >> breaking news out of southern california the fbi arrested four men in an alleged terror plot. the feds say the men conspired to kill americans over seas by joining alkida and the the taliban in afghanistan. the suspects range in age from 20 to 24. a man that set off a bomb scare at an oakland airport will not face charges. this is the watch the man tried to take past the security check point. the toggle switch, and wires raised alarms. deputies arrested jeffrey and evacuated the terminal. >> it's an art project. i travel with hundreds of them. and people that give me corporate work, etcetera. >> the district attorney's office did not comment on why they dropped the charges. he tells us that this is the first time he's run into any trouble for wearing his art at an airport. >> have money you haven't touched in three years. well it co
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
they end up in our bodies. >> how a california law is contributing to the problem. >>> a 3,000-mile tribute to a life lost much too young. the message friends want people hear as they run coast to coast. ,, now, you're probably sittinn a pound of toxic chemicals.5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains one of those >>> if you are sitting on/couch you're probably sitting on a pound of toxic chemicals. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains one of those chemicals was banned decades ago. >> so in the '70s, every child in america was wearing pajamas that were like 10% by weight chemical. >> reporter: after she discovered the common flame retardant with a carcinogen actually changed dna public outrage prompted 9 chemical industry to remove it from children's clothing. but the same chemical is in your couch. in order it comply with a 1970s california flammability regulation every couch sold in california contains chemical flame retardants but a joint study released out of uc- berkeley and duke found 94% of couches nationwide also contain the chemicals. >> the public should
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
... shw the death penalty could endn california. a field poll released today, shows nearly half of all vos prefer to replace the death penalty with life in prison without parole. it's a shift from september when the majy said life in prison would ct too much. cbs 5 political reporter, ge lee is where california's dh row is located, san quentin. grace. this was a surprise outcomeo many...including the directf the field poll. mark that you should know about is that the money supposedly saved from all those legal fees and getting rid of the death penalty would be shifted to law enforcement and crime labs and the idea is to help solve murders and reported rapes. live near san quentin, grace lee, cbs 5. >>> on the campaign trail, both presidential candidates are trying to spin today's unemployment numbers in their favor. cbs reporter danielle nottingham shows us how these new numbers could impact undecided voters. >>> reporter: armed with the latest jobs numbers, president obama and republican rival mitt romney are battling it out over the economy. >> and unless we change course, we may wel
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
packs. >> i really think it is one of the fraud leapt ballot measures we are seeing in california. >> reporter: john logan, professor of labor and employment studies. he spoke on cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. >> it is designed to be deceptive to confuse voters and to get people to vote for the wrong relationships. >> reporter: the former chair of the california republican party says 32 creates a more even playing field because even though they would not be able to use their carpenter means of funding unions would still have influence in sacramento. >> unions can form their packs. they still have the ability to make kopt bugs to political campaigns. >> opponents say if prop 32 passes they will challenge it in court. in the news room, back to you. >> and stay with cbs 5 and sf.com for continuing coverage of the 2012 vote. that means live up to the minute reporting from around the nation, california, and the bay area on election night. >> it seemed more like summer than late autumn today. the temperatures above normal for november. people spent the day outside soaking up the su
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
against the makers of twinkies and ho hos has spread to california. a picket line formed yesterday outside a hostess bakery, parts of a larger strike against the company that began on friday. in september, union members reskrekted a contract -- rejected a contract offer that contained pay cuts and health care costs. . >>> tow trucks delivered and early thanksgiving treat for hundreds of needy families in the bay area. it's the 15th consecutive year aaa's yellow tow trucks made their way to nonprofits like this one in san francisco. in all, 600 turkeys will be handed out and it's much-needed help. >> we will do anything we possibly can to make sure that nobody, nobody in the bay area ought to go hungry this year. >> by the end of the week, they will have delivered more than 10 tons of turkeys to 26 nonprofits across northern california, nevada and utah. but not all bay area organizations are as important. some are worried they won't have enough to meet this year's need. >> tu sometimes. cbs 5 reporter alyssa harrington reports. >> reporter: there's just ten days until thanksgiving a
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 1:35am PST
right. >> a tie. tara in washington, thank you. >>> two wealthy california siblings are digging deep into their pockets to make sure their ballot initiatives win tomorrow. charles monger pumped tens of millions into supporting proposition 32 that would stop unions from using payroll- deducted funds for political purposes. his sister molly has spent $47 million supporting proposition 38 which would raise money for education. >>> by a state supreme court ruling, we still don't know who is behind an $11 million effort to defeat prop 32. we do know the money came from the virginia-based americans for responsible leadership and the arizona center to protect patient rights. who is behind these two conservative groups? it's a good question, because their donors turned out to be other nonprofits and those individual contributors names remain secret. >> transparency is the life blood of democracy. the transactions are the equivalent of passing a suitcase in a dark alley. >> the fair political practices commission says the secret donation amounts to money laundering and violates california cam
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
% saying no to the new labeling requirements. and in a separate pepper dine california business roundtable poll it shows similar trends among the props that we just featured here including that reversal of support for proposition 37, the labeling of gmos and this could be an indication that it is in trouble. allen? >> thank you, grace lee. >>> thousands of bay area nurses are planning to walk off the job tomorrow. they say it is a fight for their survival. cbs 5 reporter john ramos tells us the advantage nurses say they have to get management to listen. >> reporter: at their union office in downtown oakland, nurses are gearing up for a one- day strike tomorrow morning at seven bay area sutter healthcare hospital. >> we are going to have yet another strike against sutter. >> reporter: if this all sounds familiar maybe it's because they did the same thing in july. and june. and may. in fact, if you count the hospitals individually there have been more than 70 work stoppages in the past two years. >> for the nurses it's going to be whatever it takes as long as it takes. there's no
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
california. and we'd like to hear who you would like to thank this veterans day holiday. tell us who they are. send a picture to mornings @ cbsmornings.com. and you can comment on our twitter or facebook page. cate cauguiran sent this picture of her father. she said she's very proud of his service in the navy and all other vets across our nation. >> great shot. >> it is. >>> time now, it's 6:10. >> a fiery explosion in indianapolis levels a neighborhood. why it could take weeks to determine a cause. >>> and tension on the tracks, what set off a brawl between two star nascar drivers in phoenix. ,,,,,,,,,,[ elizabeth ] i like to drink orange juice or have lemon in my water... eat tomato sauce on my spaghetti. the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. i was quite surprised, as only few as four exposures a day what that can do to you. it's quite a lesson learned. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel. because it helps to strengthen the enamel. he recommended that i use it every time i brush. you feel like
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
-minute election night results from around the nation right here in california of course, the bay area, as well. >>> one week after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast, new york is getting many subways running again. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so many runners helped victims of sandy. >> these marathoners, they are not even neighbors, probably not even staten islanders. look what they are doing. great. >> people in staten island come out to cheer us on every year so the at least we can do is help them out. >> me weather forecast is not good for thousands who lost everything. there's another storm on the way with freezing temperatures. >>> our parent company, cbs corporation, has contributed a million dollars to the red cross. and cbs corporation will make a matching contribution to the american red cross for all sandy related contributions by employees of cbs. >> they turned the
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Nov 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
are under arrest in an alleged terror plot busted in southern california. the fbi says the men conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and planned to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >>> hewlett-packard's 4th quarter losses are in the billions today. the palo alto-based company purchased british software maker autonomy for $11 billion last year but says the company had misrepresented its finances and is valued now at $8.8 billion. this is the second consecutive quarter of losses for the tech giant. friday, their stock hit an all- time low since 2002. >>> today pg&e posted a reward of $10,000 related to a kidnapping. one of the alleged abductors is seen here trying to withdraw money from the victim's atm account. the contract employee for pg&e was abducted in a parking lot in walnut creek earlier this month. she was released that same night in the oakland hills. anyone with informat
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Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
. the last time california had a super majority was back in tphaep33 and that time it was the republicans in power. the new legislators will be sworn in on december 1st. >>> berkeley's measure is still counted tonight. now t shows that it is losing. 5 days after the election measure s trailed by about 1400 votes. it would outlaw people sitting on the lawn during business hours. measure t, allowing taller buildings in berkeley is losing by 400 votes. a dramatic rescue. 20-year-old woman, 1-year-old boy and two dogs were pulled from a burning duplex at 10:00 last night. the investigators say the fire started in an outside garbage can it started outside of the house. >>> tonight, an indianapolis neighborhood is a rueip. five homes destroyed and -- ruin. five homes destroyed and dozens damaged from a huge explosion that killed two people. it was felt three miles away and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people. it could take weeks to determine the cause. the two people who died are believed to be a 2nd grade teacher and her husband. >>> several blocks of rodeo drive in beverly
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Nov 14, 2012 1:35am PST
thursday. target will open its doors at 9:00 p.m. thanksgiving night. one california employee says enough. cbs 5 reporter kid on her nationwide campaign to put the holiday back in thanksgiving. kit. >> well, ken, the woman's name is casey st. claire. she's a part-time employee here at target and she is standing up for thanksgiving and calling out her own employer. she has started an online petition to try to get target to shut its doors on thanksgiving. so far it's got more than 2 hun thousand signatures. . >> when i first started, i think the first black friday i worked, target opened at 5:00 a.m. on friday so that was actually a black friday. so then it went to 4:00 a.m., then it went to mid nieshths and now it's black thursday because you're opening on thanksgiving day. i want to keep thanksgiving as a day where the stores are close and had everyone gets to spend the time with their family. i'm not looking to get fired even though i know in the back of my head that's something that could happen. >> and this is target's latest commercial that says black friday actually starts on
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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
thanksgiving is well worth the wait. california's wild mushroomse killed again... this time - >>> should not be picking wildmish rooms. >> the wild mushrooms have killed again this time at an assisted living facility. . >> terrific role model for young people. >> the biographer who got too close, the one who brought down america's most famous general. >> all she did was write a bad check. what has some people terrified and consumer advocates raising their eyebrows. >>> we begin with an update from denver wf after 5:00, a flight skidded off a runway in snowy conditions. officials at denver international say the incident did not occur on the runway. you're looking at pictures posted on twitter. passengers were taken by bus from the plane to the airport concourse. airport operations were not affected. >>> no snow, but it is cold. how about it, roberta? >> it is so cold that we now have from the national weather service a frost advisory posted for the blue highlighted areas which is the north bay valleys where we will have overnight lows into the upper 20s and low 30s. frost advisory until 8:00 tom
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Nov 28, 2012 12:00pm PST
toxic, it is banned from children's clothing. how it's now found its way into many california homes exposing everyone who lives inside. that story and more at 5:00. >>> $550 million over a half billion dollars that's the new powerball jackpot. lottery officials say it's still growing. tonight millions of americans in 42 states trying to parlay two bucks into half a billion. california sadly isn't one of them. i don't know why. indiana's hoosiers lottery is giving away 3500 tickets statewide. unfortunately, powerball players have a greater chance of being bitten by a shark than winning the cash haul. i bought a few. >> i bought my tickets yesterday. >> yes. >> there's only one problem. can't buy them in california. >> the wrong tickets. >> i didn't realize that. >> you didn't know that until this morning. >> maybe he'll win 2 million. >> good luck. >> that's it for cbs 5 news at noon. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> katie: did you decide to wake up for your daddy? he'll be home soon, i bet. (sighs) oh. taylor, i-i just--
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Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
it is windy out there. downed wires, trees in the woodside area, california 84 shut down both directions between grandview and highway 35. moderate traffic across the golden gate bridge. once again, wind advisories in effect. use mass transit. bart's been running like clockwork this morning. all trains on time. that's a check of traffic and weather together every 10 minutes here on cbs 5. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> that storm has been dumping on marin county all night. no one knows that more than cbs 5 reporter anne makovec, in mill valley where there's plenty of local flooding this morning. anne, how are you doing. >> reporter: well, i'm all right. i'm definitely wet. but no real drama up here yet. the problem is when you get the drowned as wet as it is right now. there's a potential for trees to fall because there's it's windy. we travel around in a tall vehicle and that thing has been rocking and rolling this morning. you can see several inches in this parking lot, the park and ride in mill valley. part of it is blocked off so cars don't come and park here because
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news for commuters still having trouble just finding gasoline for their cars and their generators. power slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so a number of runners actually spent time helping the victims of sandy. >> these are marathoners, not even neighbors, probably not staten islanders. look what they're doing, great. >> people of staten island come out to cheer us on every year. so it's the at least i can do is help them out. >> sadly, the weather forecast is not good for thousands of people who have lost everything. there's another storm a nor'easter on its way with freezing temperatures for much of the northeast. >>> people in new jersey are in long lines this morning to get on public transit. gas rationing is in effect in
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Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> an express bus company known for its cheap fares is expanding its operations to california. you can travel in style from the bay area to los angeles for just $1. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman shows us how megabus wants to get your business. >> reporter: in an era when you can hardly make phone call to los angeles for a dollar, how about a transit service ready to take you there for a buck? >> it's about us trying to make bus travel sexy again. >> reporter: if bus service ever was sexy megabus.com wants to be your partner again. >> we might get sexy with these type of vehicles. they are new double deckers, glass tops, they have power outlets, wi-fi, sit in comfort, travel long distance express. >> reporter: they will try to make a buck charging only a buck. that's the cheapest price, otherwise most seats range from $5 to $9. they hope to make money packing the 81-passenger buses. >> we can't all be flying first class, can't all be flying or driving. >> reporter: the city travel association figures students young professionals and anyone else hoping to save money will be among the pass
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
kidding. >>> the jackpot triggered a ticket buying spree but not here in california. the lottery commission is meeting trying to hammer that would allow the golden state join the big party. the 42 states that all take part in the powerball lottery. fans are ready to play. >> powerball, powerball going be the thing. i'm glad it's come here. it's a wonderful thing. we deserve a chance to hit it. >> frank bought some tickets and got three numbers right. >> three bucks. >> pretty good. i think the last time i got a lottery ticket i won $1. so i bought a lottery ticket and then lost it all. it's dry outside. you're good to go from the altamont pass to livermore. drive time 15 minutes. not too bad. the bay bridge we had an earlier wind advisory, chp issued it around 2:15 this morning. they already canceled it so now you're good to go all across the upper deck. let's go to our maps. we still have this traffic alert. it's been in effect since 3:30 this morning. injury accident napa county. highway 121 at highway 128 the northbound lane of 121 remains block. we just checked in with chp to
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
california cities. the california highway patrol is providing extra officers to oakland and stockton. chp officers will be in oakland two days a week at no cost to the city. help from the chp will allow the city's police department to increase patrols in high crime areas. >> the program is set to run for at least the next three months. >>> residence in fairfield are helping police search for a couple accused of stealing mail. one man set up a surveillance camera and put the red flag up on his mailbox. the video shows an altima pulling up in broad daylight and a woman gets out and grabbed the mail. one victim said she had a check stolen which was copied and turned into fake payments. >>> a new timeline out from the u.s. officials about just how long it took for help to arrive at that u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. intelligence officials say cia officers went to the aid of state department staff in benghazi less than 25 minutes after the first call came in for help. timeline appears to be an effort to rebut a fox news report that claims the cia told its personnel to stand down rather th
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
quite a controversy. >>> 50. air force bases in california are coordinating a massive airlift to help with hurricane relief efforts. the cargo plane cook off from travis air force base part of 17 aircraft heading to new york. they are carrying more than a million pounds of equipment ah including utility trucks and relief supplies. >>> the last monthly jobs report before next tuesday's presidential election is being released in about 30 minutes. cate caugiran has more. >>> reporter: good morning. whatever the numbers show it will serve more as ammunition for both president obama and mitt romney in their final push before tuesday's big election. political experts say at this point, it's unlikely these numbers will sway voters. today's report will be from october. economists predict a slight gain in jobs from last month. the september report shows unemployment dropped to 7.8%. that was the first dip below 8 since the president took office. today both candidates are plunging into rapid campaign pace. president obama has three events in the battleground state of ohio, mitt romney has two.
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
someone at the school saying he was allowed to be there. >>> california allows for this, the law does, anyway. they said they didn't know about his sex offender status. authorities are trying to figure out where the letter came from. security officers -- [ please stand by, technical difficulties ] they're doing what they cano protect th >>> in the area hit by the big mud slide in daly city on tuesday. they are doing what they can now to protect the neighborhood around hillside park. that includes stacking these bales of hay and clearing out storm drains. the hay will prevent more damage after the big mud slide. >> we are going to take our remote control tv camera to go into the pipe itself and then get to the storm drain. then we candy vet water to the location. >> officials don't expect any more problems from the 8" pipe that broke but it's likely to take weeks to finally get it repaired. >>> let's check in with the rain man because we are going to get wet here for the next week. >> yeah. going to get wet. i don't think we'll see flooding rains for those folks in daly city but i woul
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Nov 17, 2012 1:35am PST
he had ,,,, for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health. san jose has ended in a shootout. police have established a co >>> and we have breaking news. a police chase in san jose has ended in a shoot-out. police have established a command post on daytona drive. this all started when offi
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Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
died in california traffic accidents over the holiday weekend, 10 more than last year. 13 were not wearing seat belts. hear in the bay area, five deadly accidents killed a total of six people and there were 224 dui arrests over the holiday weekend. >>> a close call at southern california for a pilot from novato and his passenger. they were able to climb out of the wreckage of this small plane. plane flipped over during and emergency landing near cal state northridge campus. the faa is investigating. >>> san francisco general hospital is suing the l.a. dodgers over the beating of giants fan brian stow. stow suffered extensive brain trauma after two dodger fans attacked him outside dodger stadium last year. san francisco general is seeking $1.2 million for reimbursement for his care. the family is also suing the team for lifetime medical expenses. stow is learning to walk again after spending months in a hospital in a coma. >>> people in san jose will have their say starting tonight about quality if they want in the city's new police chief. the city has already started a nationwide s
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Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
mean for everyone in california. >> reporter: there is a new report that shows the bay area's job market could grow faster than the state of california and the nation over the next two years, but our economic growth could go downhill with this looming fiscal cliff. >> right now, if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up on january 1 january 1st. everybody's. >> reporter: just hours ago the president warned lawmakers the deadline is approaching. economists say the fiscal cliff could throw the economy back into a recession. both republicans and democrats emphasize compromise. >> this is an opportunity for the president to lead. this is his moment to engage the congress and work towards a solution that can pass both chambers. >> reporter: the cliff is automatic tax hikes that could kick in by the end of the year. the average american family will pay between 2 and $3000 in additional taxes. 12,000 government programs will see cults and unemployment is expected to -- cuts and unem
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
vazquez, cbs 5. >>> new tonight cautious optimism over the state budget deficit. california now faces a much smaller deficit of $1.9 billion through the end of next fiscal year which is next july. could even see surpluses by 2014. compare that to the almost $16 billion deficit state lawmakers faced earlier this year. >> we have to pay down our debt. borrow from the schools, we borrow from the redevelopment funds, governor schwarzenegger's economic recovery bond, we borrowed from the people and local governments. and we have it pay that back. -- and we have to pay that back. >> a lot of revenue the state will see comes from proposition 30 which was approved by the voters. >>> nancy pelosi is staying put. the san francisco democrat said today she plans to remain in her role as house minority leader. but her colleagues' cheers turned to boos when a reporter put this question to the 72- year-old. >> said you would stay own prohibiting younger leadership from moving forward. >> so you're suggesting that everybody step aside? >> no, i'm simply saying that it delays younger leadership from m
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
california from the whole rest of the united states. so we deal with all kinds of people. a lot of people have never seen snow before. it's just another day in paradise. >> reporter: after last season's dismal snow, the ski resorts have snow guns running until the lifts open. those who couldn't wait until then broke out the sleds and snowboards. they were on makeshift bunny hills just outside blue canyon today. some of those resorts reporting anywhere from 6" of snow today all the way up to 18" north of lake tahoe so winter off to a great start over last year. >> brrrr! that's all i have to say. stay warm, christin. thank you. [ laughter ] >> maybe not as much but the blast of wintry weather also bringing some snow to the bay area. cbs 5 meteorologist paul deanno going to show us that. >> i'll second that brrrr around here. we had cold temperatures today. here's a peek outside. mount diablo how about that? snow level down it 3,000 feet. the top of mount diablo 3850 feet so we had a dusting of snow. mount hamilton 4200 feet in the south bay had 1" of snowfall this morning. here's what we h
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
northern california it's moving in associated with the low that's starting to slide down the coastline bringing with it a chance of rain. partly cloudy skies outside right now. it's a little chilly and the winds continuing to whip around so watch out for debris on the roads. temperatures mainly in the 40s and 50s. it looks like toward the afternoon we had some highs yesterday in the 60s and 70s. today we'll be lucky to get in the low 60s in parts of the bay area. so yeah, it is going to be cool and it will possibly be a little bit wet at times too. maybe a couple of snowflakes over the mountaintops. that's the latest from here. let's send it back to traffic with elizabeth. >> we are starting to heat up on the roads including in the south bay. look at our live camera now quite a bit different than just a half hour ago. northbound 101 this is near the trimble exit where we have our photographer standing by this morning showing you those brake lights in the commute direction. we had a fender-bender and stall on the incline. metering lights on extra early and now we are stacked up through
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
signs of a strange new virus in a handful of men in california. that was hiv. in the early days, an infection was a death sentence. millions have died. now one of the world's leading aids experts sees light at the and of the tunnel. >> back in the 1980s, when we were struggling desperately, i never would have imagined that we would have a day when we could say, it is quite feasible that we may be able to end the aids pandemic. >> the actual protection -- >> reporter: dr. anthony fauci spoke today to scientists and researchers and then spoke to me. >> we have the toolkit in our hands to make it happen. >> reporter: he says one way to get rid of hiv for good is to slowly choke it out of existence. 44% of u.s. infections are in 12 cities including san francisco. >> 20% of them do not know that they are infected. >> reporter: a massive federal project is under way that targets these 12 cities. the aggressive push includes testing, counseling an treating high risk individuals. the doctor says treatment is key. new hiv drugs do more than just prolong life. >> when you take an infected per
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
landfall into northern california. the atmosphere will be very unstable, widespread showers tonight and early tomorrow because of that low pressure area. it moves out saturday afternoon. but then here comes another rainmaker, a cold front moving through. once the front is out of here, the rain chance goes away entirely, but between now and then, we will have a solid rain chance all the way until sunday. check out these rainfall totals. our computer is predicting anywhere from one to two inches of new rainfall by this time tomorrow night. it's also going to be pretty chilly. highs around 60 to 62 degrees. oakland, 62, concord, 61. rain moves out by sunday afternoon. we're dry on monday and tuesday. showers return on wednesday and for thanksgiving. and we will be right back. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work
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Nov 25, 2012 6:30pm PST
, cool, dry in denver, chicago, and over at new york city. forecast around northern california, we are seeing dry skies, like i said, if for tomorrow to start off the workweek. plenty of sunshine, lake tahoe, highs in the 50s to low 60s, here is your forecast. seven-day forecast around the bay. monday, tuesday, kind of a similar story, the temperature wise, staying dry until wednesday with the low pressure system entering the bay area. more showers into thursday. then, a second storm system heading our way on friday into saturday making it it a wet coming weekend. that is a check of your seven day forecast. here is dennis with a look at the world of sports. >> okay. can carson palmer return to cincinnati. next ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the only difference?? jim harbaigh chose 2nd-year quarterback colin kaepernics the 49ers new star >>> today's 49er game was a rematch against the saints. the only difference, jim ha are rbough chose the second as the starting quarterback. the worst kept secret in football and how would he perform? in a noisy dome? he quieted the crowd, of course, giving the 4
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Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: comments@captioncolorado.com ] for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. >> axelrod: tonight, the e-mail trail. what led to the surpris
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
thursday into friday. right now high pressure over the state of california. a few clouds continue to move over the top of that ridge. other than that, we are looking good right now. and then we'll begin to notice some changes off the coastline. we have this area of low pressure that's the one that's going to pay a visit to the bay area by tomorrow night and into friday. that means we have changing weather. so enjoy the day. the warmest day of the week and then these temperatures start to cool down as early as tomorrow and by friday, we could see some showers. our futurecast models showing you those clouds rolling in late in the day tomorrow and then we begin to see some showers so by friday morning we are back into the rain around the bay area. more showery activity after that possibly into saturday as well and doesn't look like a total rainout on saturday just some scattered showers. but after that, a stronger storm is heading in our direction. a cold one out of the gulf of alaska. 72 degrees today sunshine into san jose. 70 half moon bay. 68 pacifica and hayward. east bay temperatu
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Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
boils down to. >> reporter: the bone is now head back to california where it will be tested here. investigators hope the results will come out within a month. maybe then a mother can find closure and finally put her daughter to rest. in hayward, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> still ahead, they are supposed to be the biggest deals of the year. but could you save more money by shopping today instead of black friday? we're going to break down what's really a steal and what's not. >> plus, could where you work increase your risk of getting breast cancer? the jobs that women may want to avoid. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. so far so dry around the bay area today. lots of snow in the high country. and there's more on the way. maybe some rain here, too. we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, snack afterall.. the company is in bankruptsy court today.. asking for permission to liquidate its assets and go out of busine. that could mean its most por will go up for sa >>> some good news. i may not have to hoard hostess snacks. the company is aski
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Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
retailers are gaming the system. california civil code currently allows retailers to swipe your id when investigating fraud, abuse or misrepresentation. but speier believes a legitimate return does not fall into those categories. >> i will never let someone scan my driver's license. >> reporter: now, that's not always an option. if the store prominently posts the id requirement in its return policy, then it's warned you before perform abiding by state law and you will likely have to hand over your id or skip the return. and if you are ever told you're not allowed to make a returnings you have likely been flagged as a serial returner. go to cbssf.com/consumerwatch for a link to your return activity report and the retail exchange. just to clarify, many stores including the children's place only require an id without a receipt. if you have the receipt, they won't scan you. >> you can actually get a return activity report if you are a serial returner? >> reporter: it's primarily for folks who have been denied. so if you haven't been denied, you can try. but they may not have one for you. >>
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